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Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 2:00am EDT
security is at risk. >>> the sentencing phase of the trial begins monday for majoro nadal hassan. a military jury found him guilty much can iing -- killing 13 fellow soldiers in 2009. he admitted to the murders in court and had no reaction on friday when the guilty verdict was rent the jury will decide if he will be executed for his crimes or spend the rest of his life in prison. another military man also learned his fate, staff sergeant robert bales, responsible for killing 15 afghan civilians last year will serve life in prison with no possibility of pair he'll. he opened fire on men, women and children. some felt the punishment was not harsh enough. al-jazeera alan schoffler has more. >> the panel deliberatiated 90 minutes. life in prison for no chance of parole for sergeant robert bales who has confessed to killing 16 civilians. he showed no visible response for the division. for the afghans flown here as prosecution witnesses, the harshest sentence was not harsh enough. >> they might release him. they might let him go. they might have other issues we are never going to find
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
there for 25 years. >> so, historically, that would suggest that major hassan will languish on death row, and not actually be executed. >> not while his automatic appeals pend, but what if he waves those appeals? could he be bumped to the front of the line for execution? that would present the government with another dilemma. >> i just wonder perception-wise how it will look if say the u.s. service, the islamic service american member sentenced to death row is actually executed in say five or 10 years, while others are still languishing. >> survivors and family members have already accused the government of choosing political correctness over justice. hassan faced no terrorism charges, despite his confessed jihadist motive. if jury members now condemn him to death, the government will have to brace for more difficult questions ahead. heidi zhou-castro, aljazeera, fort hood. >> over 50 wildfires burning in the west and we're expecting to see the majority of those started by lightning strikes. the problem is that we dried out so much in the northwest this year that it was very easy to star
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am EDT
of those killed. >>> the sentencing phase of the trial begins made for major nadal hassan. a military jury found him guilty of killing 13 fellow soldiers in 2009. hassan admitted to the murders in court and had no reaction on friday when the guilty verdict was red. the jury will now decide if he will be executed for his crimes or spend the rest of his life in prison. >>> washington state police are hunting for a teenager who is suspected of beating an 88-year-old world war ii veteran to death. another teenager is already in custody for the crime. police found the veteran in his car on wednesday with serious injuries. he died in the hospital yesterday. so far, police do not have a motive. >>> in lebanon, the death toll from two car bombings has now climbed to 47. it happened on friday in tripoli in the northern part of the country. today, we are seeing just how powerful those bombs were. it appears to have been a pair. mistaken of the victims had attended afternoon prayers. at least 300 people are hospitalized, 65 of those in critical condition no. one has claimed responsibility for the att
KOFY
Aug 23, 2013 9:00pm PDT
. >> military jury today convicted major hassan of premeditated murder dear in texas. jury took 6 thundershowers find him guilty of all 45 charges he faced. massacre left 13 people dead. 30 wondered it was the deadl deadliest attack on military base now faces the death sentence. hassan acted as own attorney during the trial but did he not call any witnesses or testify. >> military jury near seattle today sentenced army staff sergeant robert bale to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the march 2012 massacre of 16 afghan civilia civilians. >> jury chose the stiffest possible sentence after bale n june t8s this took the death penalty off the table. >> san diego mayor has agreed to step down from office over a sexual harassment scandal. city council voted 7-zero to accept the deal for bob filner resignation. brandy hit has more on today decision. >> that the point would i like to turn about. >> it's the end of the road for embattled san diego mayor bob filner. >> the mayor has rae signed effective on august 30. 2013. >> city has accepted the signe
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